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Hi I'm Michael McLean

I love science and math. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am a nerd. I have always loved science and math of any kind and can't ignore a good puzzle. I'm also an athlete; I run track and cross country. I love the woods, camping and especially backpacking are some of the best vacations I've ever done. I even climbed King's peak with an knee injury.

Why I am a Mormon

Living in the Light of Christ is the most excellent thing I have experienced in my life. It brings me joy in every good thing I do. When I mess up, Christ gives me hope that I can fix it and become better. Christ has set up His church for the benefit of all mankind and I want to be a part of it. I want to be my brother's keeper and have a healer's art. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, more commonly known as Mormons, helps me become like Christ. Christ has done so much for me and for everyone and I want to show my gratitude by following His way.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by example. Mormons believe in a high standard of virtue, integrity, and honesty. I want to be someone who can be described as exactly that. If you want to see if something is true, live it and see for yourself. Mormons believe in doing good to all people and living life in a way that makes God smile. That's what I try to do every day.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Michael McLean
Men and women have the exact same potential in the kingdom of God. It is clear to all married couples that men and women are different, but they have the exact same worth. I often go to my father for one need and my mother for another, I would not be the person I am without both of them. My parents work in harmony so no one is greater than the other. My father has his specialties and my mother has hers, but both of them together make our family function. My father holds the priesthood and presides in our home. That does not mean that my mother is deprived of her sacred power. Only by the principles of righteousness can the powers of God be administered through the priesthood to our family. The power comes from God, not from the priesthood holder. By this means, both men and women can fully enjoy the blessings of the priesthood in all aspects of their lives. I'm a man, but I cannot accurately describe the magnitude of my appreciation for the women in my life, they raise me up and keep me on the straight path. I love my parents very much. My father is brave and noble, my mother kind and sweet, and I hope to one day live the life they do with the same level of excellence they have taught me. Show more Show less